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Aug. 27--Name: Jim Duarte, 62.
Title: President of Duarte Nursery, Inc., 1555 Baldwin Road, Hughson.
Company: Duarte Nursery is the world's largest producer of grape vines, selling 12 million in 1997. Annual sales are $25 million.
Family: Wife Anita, 60; Sons Mark, 31; John, 30; Jeff, 28.
Management team: Anita, personnel manager; John, vice president of sales and marketing; Jeff, production manager; Alexandra Duarte, marketing coordinator.
Favorite wine: "I prefer a red zinfandel because it is soft and easy to drink. There's a fruitiness to the wine and it has a fairly long taste."
Favorite vacation: …